Monthly Archives: May 2008

Interfaith Earth Healing Initiative & EPA Great Lakes challenge: Creating interfaith environment initiatives in your city

(Marquette, Michigan) – The founder of two interfaith environment groups is often asked by people around the globe to explain the best way to start an effective similar interfaith group in their own community. Along the shores of Lake Superior, … Continue reading

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Interfaith Earth Healing Initiative & EPA Great Lakes Challenge praised by Bishop Thomas Skrenes: “Every day is Earth Day”

EPA Great Lakes 2008 Earth Day Challenge: Lutheran Bishop Thomas A. Skrenes says – “We are all environmentalists” & “Every day is Earth Day” Lutheran Bishop Thomas A. Skrenes praises interfaith success of the EPA Great Lakes 2008 Earth Day … Continue reading

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Earth Healing: E-waste, pharmaceutical collections like EPA Great Lakes 2008 Earth Day Challenge protect ground & drinking water

The EPA Great Lakes 2008 Earth Day Challenge removed a huge amount of electronic waste and pharmaceuticals from eight states. The goal of the EPA Great Lakes 2008 Earth Day Challenge was the collecting and recycling of one million pounds … Continue reading

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Milwaukee Loves Lake Michigan: Residents turn in 32 tons of electronics; 3.5 tons of pharmaceuticals in EPA Earth Day challenge

City of Milwaukee DPW collects about 32 tons of electronics and Milwaukee Metro Sewerage District garners 3.5 tons of pharmaceuticals in EPA Great Lakes 2008 Earth Day Challenge Milwaukee area residents turned in 32 tons of electronic waste and 3.5 … Continue reading

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Spirit of the Sturgeon: Menominee Indian Tribe of WI & Interfaith Earth Healing Initiative

(Keshena, Wisconsin) – The Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin contributed over 4 tons of electronic and pharmaceutical waste to the EPA Great Lakes 2008 Earth Day Challenge. This is the second of several videos explaining the numerous MITW projects including … Continue reading

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Earth Healing Initiative & College of Menominee Nation: Great Lakes recycling

College of Menominee Nation: EPA Great Lakes 2008 Earth Day Challenge and a lesson in Great Lakes recycling 101 Dr. William Van Lopik, College of Menominee Nation professor of the Implementing Sustainable Development classes The Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin  … Continue reading

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